Sunday, May 7, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1944 Elegant Motif Envelope Crochet Purse #258

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Vintage 1944 Elegant Motif Envelope Crochet Purse #258

Quick & easy to create, this elegant bag will become a season-spanning favorite…
you‘ll be eager to recreate in many colors!

SIZE: 
Approximately 14 ½” by 8”.

MATERIALS: 
Fleisher’s Superior Knitting Worsted, 2 skeins;
OR
Bear Brand-Bucilla Standard Knitting Worsted, 2 skeins
#4 Crochet Hook
Lining Material
Decorative Button

SQUARE: 
Ch 5, join with sl st into ring, work 8 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc.

2ND RND:  Ch 3, yo, draw up loop in same st as ch 3, yo & thru 2 loops on hook, yo, draw up loop in same st, yo & thru 2 loops on hook yo & thru 3 loops on hook, ch 2, ** yo, draw up a loop in next st,  yo & thru 2 loops, * yo, draw up loop in same st, yo & thru 2 loops *; rep bet *’s once, yo & thru rem 4 loops, ch 2 **; rep bet **’s 6 times, join with sl st in top of ch 3.

3RD RND:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as sl st, * 3 sc in ch 2 sp, 1 sc in st at top of cluster, 3 sc in next sp, 3 sc in top of next cluster *; rep bet *’s 3 times, end last rep 1 sc in same st as first 2 sc, join with sl st.

4TH RND:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as sl st, * 1 sc in each of next 9 sts, 3 sc in corner st; rep from * 3 times, end last rep 1 sc in first st, join [48 sc].  Fasten off. 

Make 39 squares.

TRIANGLES: 
Ch 4, 2 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in last st. 

Always fasten off at end of every row & work all rows from same side.

2ND ROW:  Join yarn in first sc, ch 3, 1 dc in same st, ch 2; rep bet **’s of 2nd row of square in each of next 3 sc, work 2 dc in last st.

3RD ROW:  With loop on hook, work 1 sc in top of ch 3, 1 sc in first dc; rep bet *’s of 3rd row of square, end 1 sc in each of last 2 dc [21 sc].

4TH ROW:  With loop on hook, work 1 sc in first st & each of next 9 sts, 3 sc in corner st, finish row [23 sc].  Fasten off. 

Make 5 triangles.

BUTTONHOLE SQUARE: 
Ch 16 loosely, join into ring. 

Omit first row, work as for 2nd row of square working over ch. 

Finish as for other squares.

FINISHING: 
Pin out square & triangles & steam. 

Assemble according to chart. 

Sew tog from right side, sewing thru back thread of sc.

Line bag. 

Cut buttonhole in lining to match buttonhole in bag & sew around buttonhole edge. 

Sew top edges [extending at each side of flap] tog. 

Sew on button.

MISS JULIA’S PURSE LINING NOTES:
[Before joining finished pattern pieces]

Make paper patt from crocheted pieces & lay aside to be used later.

Cut lining according to paper patt & sew tog. 

Shirr lining bag form to correspond with crocheted bag.

Insert finished lining in bag. 

Sew in zipper [if desired].

Attach ornament to zipper pull tab [if desired].

Note:  Cardboard or lightweight plastic may be inserted between 2 layers of lining & bag to give shape extra support.

ENJOY!



HANDY ABBREVIATIONS:

*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                              alternate
Approx                      approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                             between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                          back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                           back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                  ch-1 space
ch-sp                          chain space
Cl                               cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                                    complete
Cont                           continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                      double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                   double treble/triple crochet
fl                                front loop(s)
Foll                            follow/follows/following
Fp                               front post
Fpdc                           front post double crochet
Fpsc                           front post single crochet
Fptr                           front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                            half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                             inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                           loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt          pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc              popcorn stitch
Pm                               place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                      single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch               turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                  treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook